Advanced Psychology - Qp10

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Advanced Psychology - Qp10

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Leading questions are those which aim to produce a specific answer or prove some point.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Elizabeth Loftus is the psychologist most associated with the reconstructive theory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The reconstructive theory of memory states that memory itself is transformed at the time when it is stored.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The reliability of an adults testimony has been a pressing issue for the legal system for many years and shows no sign of being finally resolved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In order to try to improve the quality of jury decisions, many legal systems no longer require a unanimous decision but are prepared to accept a majority decision of say ______.
    • A. 

      9:3

    • B. 

      10:2

    • C. 

      11:1

  • 6. 
    ______ sums up the theory quite neatly: Prejudice [unless deeply rooted in the character structure of the individual] may be reduced by equal status contact between majority and minority groups in the pursuit of common goals.
    • A. 

      Allport

    • B. 

      Loftus

    • C. 

      Saks

    • D. 

      Hilgard

  • 7. 
    Aronson (1978) developed the jigsaw technique for breaking down prejudice in the classroom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    To diminish our fear of what we don’t understand, we tend to categorise it into one big out-group and everything is set for separation hostility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Factors that may be used to assist in re-education includes: (Select two)
    • A. 

      Role models

    • B. 

      Robber's Cave

    • C. 

      Mediation

  • 10. 
    An important factor in conflict resolution is the availability of a third party to act as a mediator or negotiator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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